Solicitors in Pickering

From our office in Pickering, we provide specialist legal advice which caters to the needs of individuals and businesses across North Yorkshire and Ryedale. Our office is located right in the heart of Pickering, making it easily accessible. Read our response to Covid-19 and our business continuity statement.

 

Pickering Office8 Hallgarth ,Pickering ,North Yorkshire ,YO18 7APhttps://www.google.com/maps/place/Crombie+Wilkinson+Ellis+Lakin+Solictors/@54.2446424,-0.7754491,17.13z14

Directions to our Pickering office

Reaching us by car

There are a number of parking options near our office on Hallgarth, including Eastgate Car Park and The Ropery Car Park, both pay and display car parks.

Reaching us by bus

Our office is just a short walk away from The Royal Oak bus stops which are served by the bus numbers 128, 171, 173, 174, 175 and 840, as well as the Hungate bus stop, served by the bus numbers 128, 171, 174 and 175.

Our Service Pledge

At Crombie Wilkinson, we are committed to providing you with the highest quality legal support, along with a personal level of customer service. We view our relationships with our clients as partnerships before anything else. We want to work alongside you, so we can get to know you as an individual as well as your legal needs.

Visit our Service Pledge page to find out more about our promises to you and our Client Club.

Our legal services for you in Pickering

Conveyancing

Our residential property solicitors in Pickering are accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme and have the expertise to support you with a wide range of residential property matters, including:

  • Buying and selling freehold and leasehold property
  • Conveyancing for first time buyers, including Help to Buy
  • New build conveyancing
  • Planning and boundary enquiries
  • Equity release

To see how much your conveyancing matter could cost, feel free to use our conveyancing quote calculator.

Elderly client services

Our elderly client services team have substantial experience in advising elderly clients on legal matters including:

  • Wills
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Nursing home fees and long-term care
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Gifting property

Family law

Our family law solicitors in Pickering is able to advise you and your family on a range of legal matters, including:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Financial settlements
  • Property rights
  • Arrangements for children
  • Mediation
  • Cohabitation
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Domestic violence

We understand the impact family disputes can have on you and your loved ones so, where possible, we strive to minimise the potential of costly and stressful court proceedings. Several members of our family law team are members of Resolution and have experience in helping clients with Alternative Dispute Resolution methods such as Collaborative Law.

We are also Law Society accredited in Family Law, Family Law Advanced, Children Law and Family Mediation for our expertise. 

Divorce law

Divorce and separation proceedings can take their toll financially and emotionally, but our family law team provide, sensitive, practical advice during this difficult time to help achieve the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones.

Our divorce law services include:

  • Initiating and responding to divorce proceedings
  • Making financial arrangements and settlements
  • Arrangements for children

Mediation

Mediation is an increasingly popular way of resolving disputes out of court, helping you to avoid costly fees. It can be used for family law matters, as well as other types of personal dispute, including issues concerning terms of employment.

Our team in Pickering can use mediation to help find solutions for:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Workplace mediation for employment issues
  • Commercial mediation

Employment law for employees

Our employment law solicitor in Pickering can advise on a range of employment matters. We will seek to protect your rights during employment disputes, aiming for a positive outcome while minimising damage and the impact on your life.

We can advise on all employment matters, including:

  • Employment contract disputes
  • Settlement agreements
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Pregnancy, maternity, paternity, adoption, and other family rights
  • Flexible working
  • Reasonable adjustments and discrimination
  • Workplace bullying
  • Harassment and victimisation
  • Whistle blowing
  • Data protection

Wills

Without the support of an experienced Wills Solicitor, creating and updating a Will is a complicated and difficult process. However, it is vitally important to make sure your loved ones are provided for after you die. Our team can advise on all aspects involved in the Will writing process, including making your estate as tax efficient as possible.

Our team can help with:

  • Will writing
  • Updating your Will
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Setting up and managing trusts
  • Challenging a Will

Probate

Our Probate team in Pickering can guide you through the process of dealing with the estate of a loved one who has passed away. We know this is an emotionally difficult process, but our team can give you as much support as you need at this testing time.

We can assist with matters including:

  • Obtaining grant of probate or letter of administration
  • Paying Inheritance Tax
  • Preparing estate accounts
  • Dealing with inheritance disputes

Power of Attorney

There may come a point where you lose the mental capacity to manage your personal affairs, for example, due to dementia or a brain injury. Our Lasting Power of Attorney solicitors in Pickering can help you plan ahead for this and provide expert advice on a range of associated matters.

Our expertise includes:

  • Making Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Registering LPAs and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs)
  • Advice for attorneys

Our commercial law services in Pickering

Agricultural law

We are one of the leading law firms in North Yorkshire for agricultural law and, as such, we are able to lend our expertise to all legal matters associated with farms and other agribusinesses. We are also a Legal Panel member of the NFU (North East), one of only two firms to be appointed in this area.

Our agricultural law expertise includes:

  • Agricultural land purchases
  • RPA entitlements, Woodland Grant Schemes, and Stewardship Schemes
  • Property issues
  • Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies
  • Farm Business Tenancies
  • Grants of easements
  • Farm Diversification Schemes
  • Chancel repair and manorial rights
  • Rights of way, commons/village green issues
  • Tax and Will planning
  • Partnership agreements
  • Farm cottages and lettings
  • Employment
  • Sporting/hunting
  • Equine matters and grazing licences

Our commercial solicitors in Pickering offer legal advice that is specifically tailored to meet your business’ goals and objectives. We can provide legal solutions for a wide range of commercial matters including:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Business disposals
  • Management buy-outs
  • Reorganisation and restructuring
  • Commercial contracts
  • Intellectual property and commercialisation
  • Terms and conditions
  • Setting up a new business
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Insolvency
  • Incorporating charities
  • Employment law
  • Commercial property
  • Commercial litigation and debt collection

We have been members of the Law Society’s Lawyers for Your Business for nearly 20 years.

Commercial property

Our commercial property solicitors in Pickering can work with your business to advise on a variety of associated legal matters. We have extensive experience of working with a range of businesses in various sectors.

Our commercial property law expertise includes:

  • Acquiring and relocating business premises
  • Legal advice for property developers
  • Commercial property management
  • Commercial lease transactions
  • Commercial landlord and tenant law
  • Agricultural land
  • Property finance and funding
  • Planning issues and planning obligations

Commercial disputes

Commercial disputes can have a long-lasting and damaging effect on businesses. Our commercial litigation team in Pickering advise various types of businesses, including small to medium enterprises, partnerships, large regional companies, and public organisations.

Our business dispute resolution expertise includes:

  • Employment disputes
  • Services for schools
  • Contractual disputes
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Commercial mediation
  • Director and partner disputes
  • Property litigation
  • Co ownership disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Commercial lease issues

Employment law for employers

It is vital that employers provide a productive working environment that results in a successful business and is legally compliant. Our employment solicitors in Pickering advise on employment issues ranging from creating contracts to areas of potential dispute, including settlement agreements and unfair dismissals.

Our expertise includes:

  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts
  • Redundancy advice
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Maternity and paternity rights
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Written and verbal warnings
  • Settlement agreements
  • Employment dispute resolution
  • Employment Tribunal claims

Landlord and tenant disputes

Our dispute resolution team has particular expertise in dealing with disputes that arise from leasing commercial property, especially issues that relate to both landlords and tenants.

Our landlord and tenant dispute resolution expertise includes:

  • Serving notices
  • Possession proceedings against tenants and squatters
  • Debt recovery, for example, for rent arrears
  • Agricultural tenancy matters
  • Dilapidations and disrepairs

Commercial mediation

We are one of only a few law firms in North Yorkshire to offer commercial mediation services for businesses. Mediation is a productive and cost-effective method of resolving commercial disputes, reducing the likelihood that your case will need to be resolved in court or a through a tribunal.

Speak to our solicitors in Pickering now

For fast, effective legal advice for you or your business in Pickering, North Yorkshire, please get in touch now by calling 01751 472121 or emailing pickering@crombiewilkinson.co.uk.